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Bill Clinton Inauguration #895385

ABC Special for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1993

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Live ABC coverage and analysis of the inauguration of Bill Clinton and Al Gore, including: -- Sen. Wendell Ford speech -- Reverend Billy Graham prayers -- Philander Smith College Choir performance -- Al Gore oath of office (administered by Byron White) -- soprano Marilyn Horne performances -- US Marine Band performance -- Bill Clinton oath of office (administered by William Rehnquist) -- Clinton speech -- Maya Angelou poem recitation

  • Live coverage of the postinaugural luncheon with Ford, Graham, Rep. Thomas Foley, VP Al Gore, and Clinton.
  • Analysis includes the participation of columnist George Will and historians Henry Graff and Alan Brinkley, and interviews with former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman William Crowe, Clinton supporters John Gale and Jennifer Ellen Franco, Britain Prime Minister John Major, Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Chief of Staff designate Thomas McLarty, and unidentified others.
  • Conclusion of ABC coverage preempted by local programming.

  • Reporter(s):
    Hume, Brit;
    Judd, Jackie;
    Compton, Ann;
    Donaldson, Sam;
    Will, George;
    Wooten, Jim;
    Greenfield, Jeff;
    Simpson, Carole;
    McWethy, John;
    Roberts, Cokie;
    Greenwood, Bill

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